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Principal Viola 70% (1)


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  • Full description

  • Principal Viola - 70% (Permanent)

  • Obligatory instrument

  • No obligations

  • Number of positions

  • 1

  • Contract Type

  • Permanent

  • Duration / Start

  • By arrangement

  • Application deadline

  • 23.04.2018

  • Additional notes

  • Full-time coordinating principal position, 70% performance.

    Please be advised:
    - The jury may make a pre-selection before inviting candidates.
    - On the day of the audition, invited candidates need to be present by 9:30 AM at the very latest.
    - Tuning: A = 442 Hz.
    - Brussels Philharmonic does not reimburse travel and accommodation expenses.
    - Invited candidates will receive an e-mail with more practical information a few days before the audition.

  • Mandatory pieces

  • First round:
    - Franz Schubert: Sonata 'Arpeggione' in a, D 821 No. 8 (1st movement)

  • Optional pieces

  • Second round, choose from:
    - Béla Bartók: Viola Concerto, Sz. 120, Op. posth. (1st movement until Lento parlando)
    - William Walton: Viola Concerto (1st movement)
    - Paul Hindemith: Der Schwanendreher (1st movement)
    - Cecil Forsyth: Viola Concerto in g (1st movement)

  • Orchestral excerpts

  • Orchestral excerpts (first and second round):
    - Edward Elgar: Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, 'Enigma Variations'
    - George Enescu: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A, Op. 11
    - Richard Strauss: Don Quixote, TrV 184, Op. 35
    - Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in c, Op. 67
    - Zoltán Kodály: Háry János Suite
    - W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 35 in D, KV 385, 'Haffner'
    - Richard Strauss: Don Juan, TrV 156, Op. 20
    - Igor Stravinsky: Concerto in Eb, 'Dumbarton Oaks'
    - Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in d, Op. 47
    - Franz Schubert: Symphony No. 4 in c, D 417, 'Tragic'
    - Maurice Ravel: Ma mère l'Oye
    - Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé, Suite No. 2
    - Guillaume Connesson: Maslenitsa